The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 25 79
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +54
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 78 172 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.09% 5.39% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 6.62% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 107 35
Median daily rate £310 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2104 2599 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.23% 81.42% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1311 1149
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 58 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -43 35 £320 -11.72% 4
Glasgow -20 21 £320 -4.47% 4
Aberdeen +11 8 - -
Renfrewshire - 5 £223 -
Scottish Borders - 5 £350 -
West Lothian +7 2 £205 -45.33%
Dundee 0 1 £235 -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 94 (52.51%) Finance
2 54 (30.17%) Banking
3 46 (25.70%) SQL
4 40 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (21.23%) Migration
6 36 (20.11%) Oracle
7 29 (16.20%) Microsoft
8 25 (13.97%) Retail
8 25 (13.97%) Test Strategy
9 22 (12.29%) Change Management
9 22 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (12.29%) QA
10 21 (11.73%) Retail Banking
10 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (11.73%) System Integration Testing
11 19 (10.61%) Linux
12 18 (10.06%) Defect Management
13 17 (9.50%) JIRA
14 16 (8.94%) Degree
14 16 (8.94%) Software Testing
14 16 (8.94%) Windows
15 15 (8.38%) Business Analysis
15 15 (8.38%) SDLC
15 15 (8.38%) Test Scripting
15 15 (8.38%) Test Automation
16 14 (7.82%) Data Migration
16 14 (7.82%) Mentoring
16 14 (7.82%) Project Management
16 14 (7.82%) ETL
16 14 (7.82%) SAS

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.82%) SAS
2 11 (6.15%) CMS
3 8 (4.47%) JBoss
4 7 (3.91%) Apache
5 6 (3.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.91%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.68%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Markit EDM
1 11 (6.15%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.35%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.68%) Hi Portfolio
4 3 (1.68%) thinkFolio
5 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) Lucidchart
2 2 (1.12%) Taleo
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.29%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.35%) MarkLogic
3 6 (3.35%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.68%) Base SAS
6 3 (1.68%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.12%) DB2
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.56%) QlikView
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (9.50%) JIRA
2 10 (5.59%) Selenium
3 5 (2.79%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.23%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.12%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.12%) JMeter
6 2 (1.12%) JUnit
6 2 (1.12%) Maven
7 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.56%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) TestRail
7 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 94 (52.51%) Finance
2 54 (30.17%) Banking
3 25 (13.97%) Retail
4 21 (11.73%) Retail Banking
5 12 (6.70%) Billing
5 12 (6.70%) Front Office
6 7 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.91%) Legal
7 3 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.12%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (39.66%) Analyst
2 40 (22.35%) Test Analyst
3 32 (17.88%) Test Manager
4 24 (13.41%) Business Analyst
5 19 (10.61%) Developer
6 16 (8.94%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (8.38%) Consultant
8 13 (7.26%) Oracle Consultant
8 13 (7.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (6.70%) Coordinator
10 11 (6.15%) Programme Manager
11 10 (5.59%) Banking Analyst
11 10 (5.59%) Functional Consultant
11 10 (5.59%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 10 (5.59%) Programme Test Manager
11 10 (5.59%) Test Leader
11 10 (5.59%) Test Programme Manager
11 10 (5.59%) UAT Manager
11 10 (5.59%) UAT Test Manager
12 9 (5.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.47%) Hibernate
1 8 (4.47%) Spring
2 6 (3.35%) AngularJS
2 6 (3.35%) Apache Commons
2 6 (3.35%) Drools
2 6 (3.35%) Ext JS
2 6 (3.35%) J2EE
2 6 (3.35%) jBPM
2 6 (3.35%) JSP
2 6 (3.35%) Servlets
3 5 (2.79%) SOAP
3 5 (2.79%) Web Services
4 4 (2.23%) .NET
4 4 (2.23%) JSON
4 4 (2.23%) RESTful
4 4 (2.23%) XML
5 3 (1.68%) HTML
5 3 (1.68%) REST
6 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.03%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.47%) Credit Risk
3 8 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.35%) User Experience
5 5 (2.79%) CMDB
5 5 (2.79%) Equities
6 4 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.68%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) EPoS
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.61%) Linux
2 16 (8.94%) Windows
3 6 (3.35%) Unix
3 6 (3.35%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.12%) Android
4 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.23%) Migration
3 25 (13.97%) Test Strategy
4 22 (12.29%) Change Management
5 21 (11.73%) System Integration Testing
6 18 (10.06%) Defect Management
7 16 (8.94%) Software Testing
8 15 (8.38%) Business Analysis
8 15 (8.38%) SDLC
8 15 (8.38%) Test Automation
8 15 (8.38%) Test Scripting
9 14 (7.82%) Data Migration
9 14 (7.82%) ETL
9 14 (7.82%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.82%) Project Management
10 13 (7.26%) Functional Testing
10 13 (7.26%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (6.70%) Risk Management
11 12 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.70%) SQL
2 14 (7.82%) Java
3 5 (2.79%) C#
4 4 (2.23%) VBA
5 3 (1.68%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.68%) Perl
5 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.12%) Scala
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) C++
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Degree
2 12 (6.70%) ISEB
3 8 (4.47%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) IIBA
7 1 (0.56%) IISP
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.29%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.56%) Basel III
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) XenApp
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (7.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (20.11%) Oracle
2 29 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.03%) Charles River
3 9 (5.03%) HP
4 6 (3.35%) Citrix
4 6 (3.35%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.79%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.12%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.12%) Sybase
6 2 (1.12%) Twitter
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Perforce
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
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